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Open 8am - 4pm every day.

We do not take reservations and all tables are allocated on a first come first serve basis.

Food & Drink At

The Canteen

A waterfront cafe, with a passion for local, seasonal produce. We serve fresh, wholesome, great quality food. Don't forget to check out our daily changing range of cakes available on our servery too.

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Our full menu is available for takeaway. We are also on Deliveroo & UberEats.





Located in the historic barracks in the Hotwalls Arts Quarter, we have been lucky enough to be serving the people of Old Portsmouth and beyond since July 2016. With our enthusiastic team of chefs led by Head Chef Stacey, busy in the kitchen, we offer a delicious all day breakfast and lunch menu. We are continually adapting our food offering with the changing seasons and wherever possible our food is sourced locally, from independent suppliers.

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Private Hire At

The Canteen

Situated on Old Portsmouth’s historic waterfront, The Canteen provides an iconic backdrop for any special occasion. This unique venue is available for private hire for your evening event anytime of the year.

What’s on the menu?

We can cater for a minimum of 40 and a maximum of 80 people. Whether you’re celebrating a birthday or hosting a corporate meeting, we ask you to choose one of our food packages to compliment your event.

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